The Department of History at The University of Scranton invites applications for a tenure-track position in the History of Science and Medicine, beginning fall 2020. A Ph.D. in History (in hand by August 31, 2020), teaching experience and publications in the field of History of Science and Medicine are all preferred. Primary responsibilities for the successful candidate include developing and teaching courses in the History of Science and Medicine. Other courses may include survey courses in the finalist’s area of expertise, as well as the department’s HIST 190 Digital History and HIST 290 The Craft of the Historian. Pre-tenure teaching load is 3/3.
The University of Scranton is, by tradition and choice, a Catholic and Jesuit university. A full statement of our mission may be found at www.scranton.edu/mission. The successful candidate will be expected to support and contribute to the Catholic mission of the university. The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth in wisdom and integrity of all who share its life. As a Catholic and Jesuit institution of nearly 4,000 undergraduate and more than 1,500 graduate students, The University of Scranton delivers a meaningful education that challenges its students morally, spiritually, and intellectually.
The University of Scranton is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment. University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator. To apply please submit a letter of interest, c.v., and three letters of reference at http://universityofscrantonjobs.com no later than November 8, 2019. First round interviews will be conducted at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in New York in January 2020.
About University of Scranton
The University of Scranton is a broadly regional institution of 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students located in northeastern Pennsylvania near the Pocono Mountains. Recognized nationally for the quality of its education, Scranton is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. It is committed to providing liberal arts education and strong professional and pre-professional programs in the context of Ignatian educational principles, especially the care and development of the whole person. The University of Scranton is, by tradition and choice, a Catholic and Jesuit university. A full statement of our mission may be found at http://www.scranton.edu/mission.